Why does gel-polish peel off the edges of your nails after it dries?

Gel polish can peel off the edges of your nails for several reasons, including:

  1. Improper nail preparation: Before applying gel polish, it's important to make sure that your nails are clean, dry, and free of oils and debris. If you don't properly prepare your nails, the gel polish may not adhere well and can peel off.

  2. Using an expired or low-quality product: Over time, the quality of gel polish can deteriorate, making it less effective. If you're using an expired or low-quality product, it may be more likely to peel off.

  3. Applying too thick a layer of polish: Applying too thick a layer of gel polish can cause it to peel off. It's best to apply thin, even layers and allow each layer to fully cure before adding the next.

  4. Improper curing: Proper curing is essential for ensuring that gel polish adheres to your nails. If you don't cure the polish under a UV lamp for the recommended amount of time, it may peel off.

By following proper nail preparation techniques, using a good quality product, applying thin even layers, and curing properly, you can help reduce the risk of gel polish peeling off the edges of your nails.

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